Online gambling site offers WSOP seats
Online gambling giant, UltimateBet, is providing some tasty opportunities for players to get to the WSOP. The site is holding a promotion that will see a large number of players gain a free seat at the tournament, something that is seldom heard of in the industry.
Members of the site should play in any real-money poker Sit 'n Go, ring game or multi-table tournament from now until the 23rd May and move up the Main Event Giveaway leaderboard. At the end of the qualifying period, the player who has earned the most RAI$E status points will automatically lock a $12,000 Main Event prize package featuring the $10,000 buy-in and $2,000 for travel accommodations.
“This is an historic promotion for fans of the world's greatest game,” stated UltimateBet spokesperson George MacLean. “We're handing out loads of Main Event seats and online poker fans can win one just by doing what they love - playing poker.”
In a fun and generous turn, the site will also award seven additional $12,000 Main Event packages to players ranking 2nd through 70th on the leader board in an exclusive freeroll.
UltimateBet want to have an as many players represent them at the upcoming tournament as possible, so they are offering even more seats through a series of freerolls. On Saturday May 24th, there is a 25-seat Guaranteed Tournament that will award at least 25 Main Event prize packages. Players ranking 71st through 225th on the leader board will win their spot in the $500+30 tournament. Those ranking 226th through 3427th will be divided into five separate freerolls where hundreds of additional opportunities to win a spot in the 25-seat Guaranteed Tournament are on the line.